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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 2,542 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
65,207 -1,223
Australian notes on issue 61,148 241 Australian notes and coin 2 -
Exchange Settlement Balances 21,554 -316 Australian Dollar
Securities[2]
68,838 4,731
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 276 18
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 911 2
Overseas institutions 1,086 23      
Australian Government 26,489 6,469      
State Government 154 40      
Others 18 -      
Other liabilities 22,243 -2,929      
Total 135,234 3,528 Total 135,234 3,528

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 23 July the fall mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 23 July the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]